Archive for February 2020

29th February – Leap day is also Rare Disease Day

BY Kathrin Kobus This year has the one extra day in February, 2020 being a leap year.   The leap day, the 29th February is also rare disease day. A reminder by the Rare Disease Ireland that there are around […]

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Premiere of Git was Here documentary

By David Prendeville November 2019 saw the premiere of Lorcan Fox’s documentary Git was Here, a tribute to his friend and Ringsend man, the late Christopher “Git” Byrne, who tragically died of cancer in 2016 at the age of only […]

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The Podcast Studios opens on Pearse Street

By Peter McNamara Do you have an interesting personal story to share? Is there a certain topic you’re bursting to tell the world about? Have you ever had an insightful chat with someone, about everything under the sun, and wished […]

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Björk brings her Cornucopia to Dublin

By Peter McNamara The Cornucopia Tour has been billed by Björk as her “most elaborate staged concert to date”. Considering the fact that her Biophilia jaunt in 2011 utilised actual lightning to make beats, this is quite a claim. Then […]

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Dublin Port Diaries

‘Dublin Port Diaries’, a collection of Dockland stories and a collaboration between Port Perspectives and Fighting Words, was launched at the end of 2019 at the Port Centre with renowned Dublin author Roddy Doyle in attendance. The book is a […]

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Meningitis B vaccination available in Ringsend

By Eoin Meegan Irishtown and Ringsend Primary Care Centre was the venue in January for the launch of the Men B vaccine catch-up programme for the area. The launch was the brainchild of Dr Tony O’Sullivan and his wife Caitriona, […]

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Dancing with the local stars

By Eoin Meegan Some time ago NewsFour visited Fitsteps, a new dance and fitness programme set up by Shauna Tilley that was starting to create waves. Recently, on a catch-up visit I was delighted to find that Shauna and the […]

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St John’s Church annual St. Patrick’s Day Holy Eucharist Service

St John’s Church, Park Avenue, Sandymount will host its annual St Patrick’s Day Holy Eucharist Service on March 17th at 11am, featuring prayers and hymns in Irish and English and extracts from the Seán Ó Riada Mass. Fáilte roimh chách […]

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Dodder Sea Scouts help homeless

Approaching Christmas, Dodder Sea Scouts wanted to help other people so they chose to help the homeless. Above is a photo of the Sea Scouts sorting the food donations received from neighbours, friends and family of the Scout Group to […]

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THE EDITOR’S CORNER

Vision. That’s the operative word for this upcoming election, this coming decade and it’s the theme of this issue. You can read potted bio and candidate’s visions (pages 20 & 21) in our double spread. What we vote for – […]

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